Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jr. - March 05 - March 07, 2019

Oakwood Terrace Elementary School

 Production Team 

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    Ian Fleming

    Ian Fleming (Original Author) was born on May 28, 1908.  He was educated at Eton and Sandhurst and worked as a stockbroker before becoming foreign manager for The Sunday Times newspaper.  He wrote Casino Royale, the first James Bond novel, in Jamaica in 1952.  Thirteen further James Bond books followed.  Cars were one of Fleming's great passions; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Fleming's only book for children, was written in 1964 for his son, Caspar.

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    Jeremy Sams

    Jeremy Sams (Book) Directed: Noises Off (RNT and Broadway); Passion; Wild Oats; Marat/Sade; Enter the Guardsman; The Wind in the Willows; Two Pianos, Four Hands; Spend Spend Spend; Benefators.  Lyrics: Amour (Tony nominated).  Translations: Indiscretions, The Miser and Mary Stuart (RNT); The Rehearsal; Beckett; Figaro's Wedding, La Boheme, The Magic Flute, Wagner's Ring Cycle (ENO); and The Merry Widow (Covent Garden).  As compser: The Wind in the Willows, Arcadia (RNT); The Merry Wives of Windsor (RSC); The Mother (BBC); Enduring Love (Pathe); and Jane Austen's Persuasion (BBC Films), for which he won a BAFTA.

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    The Sherman Brothers

    The Sherman Brothers (Composers/Lyricists).  Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman’s songwriting honors include two Oscars (Mary Poppins), nine Oscar nominations, three Grammys, 24 gold/platinum albums, a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame and induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Top-ten hits (“You’re Sixteen,” “Let’s Get Together,” “Tall Paul”) led to a phenomenal association with Walt Disney - they wrote more than 150 songs for his films, TV shows and theme parks. “It’s a Small World” is the world’s most translated and performed song.  Sherman Disney credits include The Jungle Book, The Parent Trap, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Winnie the Pooh, The Aristocats and The Tigger Movie.  Other films include Tom Sawyer, The Slipper and the Rose, Charlotte’s Web, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Beverly Hills Cop 3.  Over Here! was their first Broadway show, while Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Mary Poppins premiered in London to huge critical acclaim.

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